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08/01/2013 at 21:23
08/01/2013 at 21:25
We do, we have two hens which live in a run in our garden. One has stopped laying in the last two weeks or so but she also seems to be going through her moult, so that's probably why. Other one is laying like a trooper still though! They are still happy, can't wait to see their reaction if we get any snow this year, it was funny last year when they looked at the ground outside the run as if to say 'What the hell is that?!'
08/01/2013 at 21:34
I have 2 ex batts they've stopped laying since the cold weather though - hoping they'll be up and running again soon.
08/01/2013 at 22:16
I have 7. 4 pure breed who tend to stop September ish and restart anytime now. And 3 hybrid who usually lay throughout though not this year. If they are battery hens they should lay all year as that's what they are bred for.
Sounds like you have happy girls x
09/01/2013 at 08:21
That's odd MrsC, we've not had an egg from the ladies in weeks!
09/01/2013 at 11:22
Mcsquirtle, I guess there always the exception to the rule but they are bred to lay all year but I'm guessing battery sheds are probably heated so cold can affect them.
10/01/2013 at 10:02
Ah yes, snow-that should be interesting for them. Their pen is so muddy at the moment, can't wait for it to dry out so they can scratch around in it better.
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